Entry-Level Tax Specialist Salary

Entry-Level Tax Specialists can expect wages of $15.96 per hour on average. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, more than half have medical insurance and the greater part receive dental plans. Men working as Entry-Level Tax Specialists who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 51 percent. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$30,972 - $71,643
$31K
$47K
$72K
MEDIAN: $46,503
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$9.83 - $21.26
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MEDIAN: $15.94
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$0$71K
Salary $30,972 - $71,643
Bonus $193 - $6,118
Profit Sharing $2,035
Commission $500
Total Pay (?
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$24,775 - $65,642
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 128
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $9.83 - $21.26
Overtime $17.69 - $36.71
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $193 - $6,118
Commission $500
Profit Sharing $2,035
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,775 - $65,642
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 123

Job Description for Tax Specialist

Tax specialists work with individuals, small businesses, and large companies on tax-related issues. They are responsible for researching and understanding the implications of relevant tax laws, as well as meeting clients to gather information and explain their options. These specialist also meet with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and customs officials on behalf of the client, and they complete different tax forms and audit their clients' tax records. One of the tax specialist's primary duties is tax planning, advising clients on how to reduce the amount they must pay; they also work on tax compliance, preparing and submitting tax return forms.

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Key Stats for Tax Specialist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
77%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Tax Specialist Salaries

Tax Compliance
▲1%

National Average
$40,000

Payroll Tax Compliance
▼3%

Tax Preparation
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 30%